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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Understanding and Confusion in the Elizabethan Theaters as well as on a project tracing the history of the idea of the Renaissance as a period. Jacob Burckhardt’s Untimely Observations William N. West acob Burckhardt usually appears in New Historicist and material­ Jist approaches...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 139–158.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Sigurd Burckhardt Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 “I AM BUT SHADOW OF MYSELF” CEREMONY AND DESIGN IN 1 HENRY VZ By SICURDBURCKHARDT In speaking of Shakespeare’s treatment of Joan of Arc, E. M. W. Tillyard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1963
...Sigurd Burckhardt 116 Reviews d‘Annunzio, and Ezra Pound. As it stands, the first two chapters of the book seem to represent the author’s most original and valuable contribution to the growing literature on Benn. The Nietzsche quotation (“Seit ich den...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 319–340.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the baroque as the privileged locus of Spanish literary and historical production by appealing to the secularized post-Hegelianism of Jacob Burckhardt and Heinrich Wölfflin. In particular, Maravall's analysis draws on two related elements in the post-Hegelian approach to early modern historiography...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 607–611.
Published: 01 December 1969
...Robert B. Heilman By Sigurd Burckhardt. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968. xi + 317 pp. $8.50. Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 DONALD M. FRAME GO7 ness,” dogma, and caste. The popular-festive, carnivalesque body...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 393–396.
Published: 01 December 1989
... that began with the Renaissance humanists themselves but found definitive articulation in Jacob Burckhardt’s Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. It is also exploratory in that it attempts to extend, in a very selective way, Burckhardt’s work to embrace issues at the heart of the European...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 March 1967
..., “The Merchant of Venice: The Gentle Bond,” Sigurd Burckhardt writes : the plot is circular: bound in such a way that the instrument of destruction, the bond, turns out to be the source of deliverance. Portia, won through the bond, wins Antonio’s release from it; what is more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 1969
...” or “not true.” For Burckhardt seems to me to be the poet as critic-the man with a special “vision,” to risk that debased word, by which he creates a new world of the plays rather than discerns in them an indwelling dramatic and characterological world. Lear is not a drama of motives, for him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 184–202.
Published: 01 March 1965
... is not yet in- terested in sketching the vast tableau of the whole Renaissance as a historical and cultural complex. That was to be the achievement of Jakob Burckhardt and, shortly thereafter, of John Addington Symonds. Starting from kulturgeschichtlichen premises, Burckhardt attempts to relate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 1951
... contrasted sharply with those of the age which preceded it. For Burckhardt, however, and even more for those of his less learned prede- cessors and followers, the chief defect lay in an insufficient knowledge of the Middle Ages and a concept of medieval civilization distorted by prejudices...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 March 1943
... of whom were decidedly influenced in their artistic de- velopment by their connection with Italy. Probably the climax of the book comes in the pages dedicated to Jacob Burckhardt. After Goethe, perhaps no man born north of the Alps was so strongly and definitely influenced in his whole...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1951
... and the Church the enemies that had destroyed human freedom and had combined with scholasticism to debase the human spirit. All these and many other attitudes Jacob Burckhardt, himself a confirmed individualist, synthesizes with great learning and artistic skill in his Civiliaation of the Renaissance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (4): 425–452.
Published: 01 December 2001
... or historiographer to do. I do not want yet again to make a bogeyman of Jacob Burckhardt, but, however important Jules Michelet and then Walter Pater may have been in their countries in the establishment of this particular peri- odization, it is surely Burckhardt who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 June 1998
... typological schemata. Lupton’s starting point is Jacob Burckhardt’s Culture ofthe Renaissance in Italy, a book that, despite its author’s professed anti-Hegelianism, deploys a historical narrative that adapts Hegel’s philo- sophical version of typology. Chapter 1 then addresses the Jewish critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 March 1958
... interest in Dante; his appointment to a chair of Italian literature at Zurich, where he met Burckhardt and Richard Wagner; and, finally, his return to Naples in 1860, where he reorganized the educational system in both school and university. It is interesting to note that, like so many...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 162–180.
Published: 01 June 1980
... of persuasion, and a much higher objec- tive validity” (Sigurd Burckhardt, The Dram of Language: Essays on Goethe andKleist [Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Press, 19701, p. 39). ALAN P. COTTRELL 167 so were, indeed, to indulge one’s subjective fancy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 457–458.
Published: 01 September 1942
...-sided admiration of Ital- ian culture as delineated in Burckhardt’s The Civilization of Italy in the Renaissance. But the really magnificent Waning of the Middle Ages (London, 1924) by Professor Jan Huizinga, one of the most suggestive books on the period, should not have been passed over...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 211–230.
Published: 01 September 1980
..., further, of precisely the kind of dramatic experience we had shared with him in the earlier part of the speech. For us, Hotspur is not just an actor who, as Sigurd Burckhardt points out, not only may but surely will rise as well as Fal- staff himself.27 In Hotspur’s lifeless form we sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 295–296.
Published: 01 September 1959
... of the influence of Jakob Burckhardt and Keller; and the necessity of subjecting the poems to a detailed technical analysis. Mileck’s own judicious discussion of Hesse’s political attitude, and of the political attitude toward him, might serve as a model for such limited but valuable studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 March 1958
... appointment to a chair of Italian literature at Zurich, where he met Burckhardt and Richard Wagner; and, finally, his return to Naples in 1860, where he reorganized the educational system in both school and university. It is interesting to note that, like so many other Italian writers...